Campus-Based Initiatives

The University of Nebraska’s four campuses offer a wide array of programs involving faculty, staff and students in multi-cultural organizations, events, courses, resources and community relationships. These include such exciting endeavors as the Virginia-Nebraska Alliance at UNMC – designed to recruit minority students into health fields, the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies at UNO, and the Diversity Resources office at UNL. Visit our campus diversity and equity offices for more information:

UNK Office of Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity

UNK Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
Nebraskan Student Union, room 107
Phone: 308-865-8127

Equal Opportunity/Human Resources
Founders Hall, room 1200
Phone: 308-865-8388

UNL Office of Equity & Diversity
UNL Student Diversity
Diversity at UNL

UNO Office of Diversity & Equal Opportunity
UNO Student Inclusion

UNMC Multicultural Health, Research & Education

Inclusive Excellence Development Series

Inclusive Excellence Development Grants

Grant Background and Overview

Inclusive Excellence Development Grants provide system-level support for implementing or strengthening initiatives that advance diversity, access, and inclusion on an NU campus. These initiatives should lead to equitable outcomes in one or more of the following priority areas:

  • Campus Climate
  • Student Recruitment and Retention
  • Faculty and Staff Recruitment and Retention

The goals of the grants: to foster a campus environment that includes a multiplicity of backgrounds, to help recruit and retain the talent needed to advance the University of Nebraska, and to make NU the best place in the nation to be a student, faculty or staff member.

Funding Opportunities and Requirements

A total of eight grants up to $3,000 each will be offered per calendar year in two funding cycles. The grants will be offered through the Office of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion as funds are available. Projects and initiatives must include collaboration across groups, offices, departments or divisions, and may include external University partners. Only activities that are free and open to the University community will be funded. Funding cannot be utilized for off-campus travel or to support salaries.

For more detailed information, see below.

Inclusive Excellence Development Grant Background and Overview

Applications and Timeline

Applicants must submit an electronic copy of the completed proposal (in PDF or Word format) via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the Office of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion. The proposal must be received by 5:00 p.m. on 4/13/18. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Inclusive Excellence Development Grant Application Form

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